How to import a .gpx file for an event on to a Garmin GPS unit and Garmin watch
A question we get asked lots is, how do I import a .gpx file onto my Garmin GPS unit or Garmin GPS watch?
Andy, from GPS training is just to participate in this years Spine Challenger walk.
If you want to hear the interview with Andy ahead of his event you can listen to this on the GPS Training Podcast - listen to that here.
In the video below we look at how to import an event .gpx file onto a Garmin GPS unit or Garmin GPS watch.
If you are undertaking a walking or running event (often ultra event) you will often be a .gpx file.
We look at how you download it from their website and transfer it into both Garmin BaseCamp and Garmin Connect and then transfer it onto your Garmin GPS unit and Garmin GPS watch.
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00:00 - An introduction into importing a .gpx file
01:15 - Downloading Garmin BaseCamp
03:05 - Downloading .gpx file for event website
05:08 - Importing .gpx file into Garmin BaseCamp
11:00 - How to find more in depth videos looking at editing importing tracks etc
12:45 - Importing a .gpx file into Garmin Connect - on a desktop
18:44 - Syncing the .gpx file with your GPS watch using the Connect app
22:44 - Importing a .gpx file into the Connect app